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Coronavirus Hong Kong: welfare chief says ‘hiccups’ inevitable when quarantine facility opens to domestic helpers; city confirms 5 new cases

Hong Kong’s welfare chief has admitted that there will inevitably be some “hiccups” when what is effectively an 800-room hotel at a government-run quarantine centre opens its doors next week to foreign domestic helpers arriving in the city.Citing the government’s lack of experience in running any kind of hotel, especially with only a month’s preparation, Secretary for Labour and Welfare Law Chi-kwong said on Saturday some setbacks were unavoidable.Hong Kong confirmed five new Covid-19…

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